Sisodia to meet Prez over share in central taxes

NEW DELHI: Delhi finance minister Manish Sisodia together with finance ministers of Kerala, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab and Puducherry will meet President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday over "unfair" phrases of reference of 15th Finance Commission. It is most probably that Sisodia will put forth the consistent calls for of the AAP government for a better percentage in central taxes on the strains of different states.

After AAP came to power, CM Arvind Kejriwal has been maintaining that the BJP-led central government isn't giving "due shares" in central taxes to the Delhi government. Sources within the CM's office stated that the stand of Delhi government is that Delhi's percentage in central taxes has been frozen since 2001 at Rs 325 crore which they say is "completely unjustified."


"Finance ministers of non-BJP states feel that the terms of reference are not fair. The terms of reference decide how much a state gets from the central revenue and the non-BJP states feel that the terms of reference are biased against them," stated a government legit.



Kejriwal has attacked the central government over this on various occasions. During the price range session of the Delhi assembly this year Kejriwal had stated that the AAP government would transfer the court docket for its "due share" within the central taxes revenue and added that the “other people of Delhi pay Rs 1.five lakh crore income tax” however Delhi does no longer get anything else when the budget are shared.


The government has additionally stated that Delhi isn't within the list of states of the 15th finance fee.
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